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Rock Painting

Students will learn about the significance and history of pictographs and traditional rock paintings. They will decipher what they believe some pictographs communicated. Students will use a felt pen to draw a design on a polished rock. Examples of common pictograph designs will be provided for students to copy. Students will make their own design on rocks.

Classroom Preparation:

  • Students in desks

Time Frame:

60 minutes

Additional Resources:

This video describes the process of youth learning about pictographs in the Sto:lo Nation.